February 18, 2014
Seeking proposals from pre-qualified bidders to upgrade the existing wireless network to 4G technology for Red and Blue Line subway tunnels.
January 29, 2014
Amtrak is seeking up to 28 high-speed trainsets that can meet or exceed current Acela Express trip times on the existing NEC infrastructure. California High-Speed Rail Authority is seeking an initial order of 15 trainsets that can meet its planned trip-time requirements for service from the San Francisco Bay Area to Los Angeles.
October 24, 2013
The project will deliver at least 226 vehicles; 152 Orange Line cars, replacing the entire fleet of 120 and 74 Red Line cars, with an option to increase the fleet to 132.
October 3, 2013
The area consists of 11 acres, 10 of which will be redeveloped, while the one-acre Plaza Saltillo will continue to operate unchanged as a MetroRail station.
September 25, 2013
Competing teams are Bechtel/Herzog joint venture; Graham Contracting Ltd., Balfour Beatty, Hamon Contractors; North Metro Transit Solutions, a Kiewit/Stacy and Witbeck joint venture; and URS Energy and Construction Inc.
March 27, 2013
Given that staff believes the proposal has technical merit, the agency plans to accelerate the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the North Metro project.
January 23, 2013
Partnership advances each of their respective HSR programs, and could create efficiencies by ordering trains of similar specifications and develop a U.S. standard for HSR train equipment that can be manufactured and supplied domestically and produced for the rest of the world. An RFP could be issued by September, 2013 with an order placed during 2014.
July 31, 2012
The master lessee will be tasked with handling leasing and operations of the structure as well as the historic Corbin Building, the Dey Street entrance and the attached concourse under Dey Street.
June 25, 2012
Equipped with a front lift, AVL, camera system and custom graphics. The buses were ordered and delivered in less than five months, using a CalACT-MBTA Vehicle Purchasing Cooperative RFP.
April 20, 2012
For manufacture of approximately 130 new bi-level passenger cars. Comes from a multi-state effort to jointly purchase standardized rail equipment to be used on Amtrak’s intercity routes in California, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Missouri. Funding is being provided by the FRA’s High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program.
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